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SweetCharity

 

Sweet Charity

Book by Neil Simon
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

Sweet Charity follows the romantic trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine, a dance partner-for-hire at a seedy dance hall in New York City. Though the job may be undesirable, Charity’s hopeful romanticism and optimism lift her out of her circumstances and help her reach for a life beyond.

AUDITION INFO:
Director/Choreographer, Marcos Santana

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is committed to building diversity, equity and inclusion both onstage and throughout our organization. We encourage all actors to submit video auditions. Artists who are members of underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to audition.  

SEEKING:
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is seeking Equity and Non-Equity LOCAL actors for Sweet Charity.

Please be advised that The Maltz Jupiter Theatre will mandating Covid-19 vaccines as a condition of hiring for all actors and stage managers that form part of the production group. Actors and stage managers should be prepared to sign an affidavit attesting to the fact that they are or will be fully vaccinated 14 days prior to their first day of employment with the theatre.

Click/Tap Here for a complete character breakdown

Male identifying voices should submit a video recording of the marked cut of I LOVE TO CRY AT WEDDINGS using the attached accompaniment. Singers may also choose to record a song of their choosing with accompaniment.

Female identifying voices should submit a video recording of the marked cut of IF MY FRIENDS COULD SEE ME NOW or THERE’S GOTTA BE SOMETHING BETTER using the attached accompaniment. Singers may also choose to record a song of their choosing with accompaniment.

Click/Tap Here for audition materials

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
EMAIL a headshot and resume to Eloisa Ferrer, Company Manager/Producing Assistant at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. subject line “Sweet Charity Video Submission” with a link to your video.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Monday, August 2nd, 2021
CALLBACKS WILL BE HELD IN PERSON ON August 15, 2021 in Jupiter, FL.
Rehearsals begin Friday, January 28, 2022
Opening Night is Thursday, February 24, 2022
Closing is Wednesday, March 9, 2022

 

Sweet Charity Character Breakdown

CHARITY HOPE VALENTINE (FEMALE, 20-35, LATIN-X) Down-on-her-luck, but always hopeful. A dancehall hostess who dreams of finding true love. Determined, fun, quirky, funny, despairing, optimistic. Must be a very strong dancer.  Alto/Mezzo (E3-C#5)

HELENE (FEMALE, 20-35, AFRICAN AMERICAN) Sultry and sassy dancer at the Fandango Ballroom; one of Charity’s best friends. Been around the block a bit. Straight talking, feisty, confident, and streetwise. Must be a strong dancer. Mezzo with a big belty sound (F3-C#5)

NICKIE (FEMALE, 30-45, ANY ETHNICITY) Brassy New Yorker, dancer at the Fandango Ballroom. One of Charity’s close friends. She has seen it all and is quick to offer advice to Charity and the other girls. Must be a very strong dancer. Mezzo with a strong belt (F3-C#5)

OSCAR LINDQUIST (MALE, 25-40, ANY ETHNICITY) A square, claustrophobic, educated, well spoken, shy, repressed and gawky man. Works as an actuary (the most boring job in the world). A reluctant romantic. Strong physical comedy. Vocal Range: (B2-Gb4)

VITTORIO VIDAL (MALE, 30-45, WHITE) Very handsome, international film star. Italian. Knows his place in the world. Charismatic and authoritative. Has a way with the ladies and hot headed wife named Ursula. Baritone with an operatic sound (Bb2-G4)

HERMAN (MALE, 35-55, ANY ETHNICITY) Owner of Fandango Ballroom. A tough taskmaster. Grizzled and annoyed at everything but with a heart of gold. Must be a strong tenor (E3-B4)

URSULA MARCH/ENSEMBLE (FEMALE, 25-35, ANY ETHNICITY) Beautiful, hot headed and jealous wife of Italian movie star, Vittorio Vidal. A flair for the dramatic. Must be a strong dancer

DADDY BRUBECK/ENSEMBLE (MALE, 25-40, AFRICAN AMERICAN) A true hippie, founder and leader of the Rhythm of Life Church. A spiritual, enigmatic, but laid back kind of guy. Must be a strong dancer (C3-E4)

FEMALE/MALE ENSEMBLE (25-40, ANY ETHNICITY) strong performers who can play multiple featured roles with ease. Must sing well and be very strong dancers.  From the ensemble we will be selecting two singers for the following parts; SOLO TENOR (F#3-D#4) and ROSIE (A3- Bb4).

 


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